Solent Sunbeams at Itchenor Keelboat Week

Solent Sunbeams at Itchenor Keelboat Week

A large fleet of 22 Solent Sunbeams enjoyed glorious sunny conditions for Itchenor Sailing Club’s Keelboat Week held from June 13-17. The racing was incredibly close with 4 boats still with a chance of winning the regatta with one race to go. On day 1 Holly led...
Rees Reynolds Trophy Race 2022

Rees Reynolds Trophy Race 2022

The Rees Reynolds Trophy is a one-off race, also forming part of the Out of Harbour Series. It is a navigational based out of harbour start and finish race, in the Eastern Solent, binoculars required and involving multi mile legs. This year did not disappoint with a...
Cowes Classic Week 2021

Cowes Classic Week 2021

The Solent Sunbeam fleet enjoyed some incredibly close racing in their 22-strong fleet at Cowes Classic Week which was held in superb racing conditions. The Sunbeams were the second largest Class attending the Week and it was the Class’s largest turnout for the Week...
The Fiftieth ‘Dainty Dish’ – 4 July 2021

The Fiftieth ‘Dainty Dish’ – 4 July 2021

Prior to the start of the race for the ‘Dainty Dish’ on the 4th July 2021, the owner of the first Sunbeam V1 Dainty, Peter Nicholson, was presented with a glass bowl to commemorate the fiftieth running of the annual passage race from Itchenor to Cowes which started in...
Launch of new Solent Sunbeam – 16th June 2021

Launch of new Solent Sunbeam – 16th June 2021

The 98 year-old Solent Sunbeam Class is delighted to announce the launch of the latest new Sunbeam V71 Tiffany on Wednesday the 16th June. Tiffany is the second new boat to be launched in 2021 and she joins the ever-growing, Solent Sunbeam Class which are based at...